Rakuten Viber and MCV to launch Speed Couple

The industry-leading media company in Vietnam partners with the global messaging app, Viber, to make the newest matchmaking online show even more exciting and accessible to the public.

Get ready for an exciting dating show that will surely give you all the fuzzy feelings from start to finish! Officially airing on November 19, Speed Couple will launch an “idol edition” featuring some of Vietnam’s hottest influencers as the show’s bachelors and bachelorettes. This highly anticipated reality show is brought to you by media powerhouse MCV, which has partnered with messaging app, Viber.

The identities of the idols who are joining Speed Couple are still top secret but up-and-coming actors, models, and DJs, just to name a few, will be gracing the show.

There will be several online events to look forward to after each episode, such as:

  • Exclusive online content on the Speed Couple Viber Community where the bachelors and bachelorettes will share their experiences about the show. For example, viewers will find more information about what they feel about the person they dated.
  • Audiences can take part in a minigame on the Speed Couple Viber Community every week. They can vote for their favorite participant in the show.
  • Bachelors and bachelorettes can also interact with the audience through various activities. They’ll share their dating experiences, feelings about the show, and other behind-the-scene content that will surely keep everyone giddy and looking for more!

Viber will bring various interactions after the show via their newest feature, Viber Lens, as well as the Viber Community feature that allows users to engage with each other.

Rakuten Viber and MCV are thrilled to bring this dating show to everyone, especially to young audiences who regularly use the messaging app. This is an excellent way for fans to learn about their favorite idols in a more fun and personal way.

Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy, MCV’s Vice President of Production said, “We are aware of the trends nowadays that audiences want to be more connected with their idols, and celebrities love to make sure that they make their fans happy. We are delighted to work with Viber for this unique dating show, and we plan to engage our audiences in more similar activities in the future.”

“It’s so exciting to see how Viber Lens can bring a more engaging and fun experience between the contestants and the audience. It’s definitely going to make it more enjoyable for both parties knowing that they can interact more creatively. Also, because privacy and security have always been our priority, they can exchange messages in Viber with peace of mind,” says Rakuten Viber Senior Director, David Tse.

Want to join in the fun? Join Viber today and enjoy the world’s best communication experience! Check out official hashtags #datingonlinewithViber #ghepdoithantoconline #speedcouple for updates. See you online!


About Rakuten Viber

At Rakuten Viber, we connect people. No matter who they are, or where they are from. Our global user base has access to a range of features like one-on-one chats, video calls, group messaging, and updates and discussions with their favorite brands and celebrities. We ensure our users have a secure and free environment to share their emotions.

Rakuten Viber is part of Rakuten Inc., a world leader in e-commerce and financial services. It is the official communication channel of FC Barcelona, and the official instant messaging and calling app partner of the Golden State Warriors.


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